US woman accused in Zimbabwe of subversion is freed on bail
November 10, 2017
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The U.S. woman charged with subversion in Zimbabwe over allegedly insulting President Robert Mugabe on Twitter was freed Friday on $1,000 bail.
Martha O'Donovan did not speak to reporters as she emerged from a prison in the capital, Harare, and left in a U.S. Embassy vehicle. Her lawyers also did not make any statements.
The 25-year-old New Jersey native will return to court on Wednesday.
O'Donovan is accused of calling the 93-year-old Mugabe a "sick man" in a tweet including an image of the president with a catheter.
She faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted...